From todays Republican-American……
Losing election a relief when victors’ responsibilities emerge
Marshall Miles of Salisbury, who had been an outspoken critic of the previous Region 1 Board of Education, waged a campaign to be elected to the board last fall, but was defeated by Jennifer Weigel. Miles, who operates Robin Hood Radio of Sharon along with Jill Goodman, and writes a blog called Region 1 Report, keeps a close eye on the actions of the board. Last Wednesday at the start of the board’s budget hearing in Falls Village, Miles came to the microphone to congratulate members for working hard to come up with a plan.
“You all came in under a tough situation,” he said, then added, “When I saw the insurance costs for next year (a 22.9 percent increase) I was glad I lost the election.” Board members laughed and thanked him for his praise.